Five Tunisian migrants die in shipwreck

2015-05-23 14:18

Officials say at least five Tunisian migrants have died on their way to Italy after their boat capsized off the Tunisian coast.

Ferry captain jailed over Hong Kong tragedy

2015-02-16 12:21

A Hong Kong boat captain has been sentenced to eight years in prison for the manslaughter of 39 people in a 2012 ferry collision, the city's worst maritime disaster in nearly four decades.

Port of Richards Bay reopens

2013-08-20 15:58

The port of Richards Bay has reopened after heavy swells that caused a bulk carrier to run aground subsided.

Philippine ferry collides, sinks

2013-08-16 19:44

A ferry with about 700 passengers has collided with a cargo ship in the Philippines.

Fire on ship stops cruise

2013-05-27 23:46

A fire on a cruise ship forced an emergency stop in Freeport, Bahamas, and more than 2 000 guests are to fly home.

Tanker hits San Francisco Bridge

2013-01-07 23:41

The US Coast Guard is reporting that a tanker has struck San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

South Sudan boat sinking toll rises to 40

2012-09-17 21:07

South Sudan's military has raised to as many as 40 the death toll from a "friendly fire" incident last week in which it sank one of its own river boats at night.

Two missing after Zanzibar boat sinks

2012-08-20 17:49

Two people are missing after a boat sank off Zanzibar, but 10 others including tourists were rescued in the latest in a series of maritime tragedies on east Africa's coast.

Zanzibar charges 3 after ferry disaster

2012-07-25 21:34

Zanzibari authorities have charged three people with manslaughter for the sinking of a ferry last week in which at least 104 people drowned.

Costa Concordia hearing in October

2012-07-21 13:30

Findings from the black box of the Costa Concordia cruise ship will be revealed on 15 October, an Italian judge says.


Ferry with 100 passengers sinks in Bangladesh

2015-02-22 10:26

A ferry with 100 passengers on board has capsized in central Bangladesh and a rescue operation is underway.

Kiani Satu sinks off Knysna

2013-08-21 17:14

The cargo ship that ran aground two weeks ago off Buffels Bay near Knysna has sunk in deep water.

Ship buckles off Richards Bay

2013-08-20 00:07

A coal carrying vessel has run aground at the Port of Richards Bay after losing its engine.

Costa Concordia to be raised in Sept

2013-08-16 17:23

The Costa Concordia cruise ship will be raised up next month near the Italian island where it still lies keeled over more than a year on from the deadly disaster.

Nigerian boat with 166 passengers sinks

2013-03-19 22:16

A wooden boat carrying 166 people from southeastern Nigeria has capsized about 40 nautical miles off the coast, with only two known survivors.

Italy cruise ship disaster crew win award

2012-09-27 16:44

The crew of the Costa Concordia, the huge liner which capsized off the coast of Italy in January killing as many as 32 people, has won the Lloyd's List "Seafarer of the Year" award for 2012.

8 dead in Guinea boat capsize

2012-09-01 09:25

Survivors say at least eight people have died and another 30 are missing after a boat capsized off the coast of Conakry.

Aground cruise ship stuck till spring

2012-08-13 22:01

Plans to right the shipwrecked cruise ship the Costa Concordia will be taking a little longer than expected resulting in it not being moved before spring.

Zanzibar ferry sinking: 147 presumed dead

2012-07-21 14:32

An official in Tanzania says authorities have halted rescue operations seeking missing passengers of an overloaded ferry that capsized this week.

Zanzibar ferry sinking, scores missing

2012-07-18 22:05

A ferry with more than 280 people on board, including some foreigners, has sunk off the east African coast of the Zanzibar archipelago, killing at least 15 people.

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